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Eagles owner Jeff Lurie: Players now need to pass a "character test"

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by Gryphon, Aug 6, 2006.

  1. Gryphon

    Gryphon Merge Ahead

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    The Eagles are reportedly not interested in acquiring Jerry Porter.

    Eagles owner Jeff Lurie, ever a student of history, says players now need to pass a "character test" to be members of his team.
    Source: San Francisco Chronicle
     
  2. superpunk

    superpunk Benched

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    I happen to have a copy of that test right here.

    1.) Do you swear to always worship Donovan McNabb, while he gets more money and accolades than he deserves while constantly choking and failing on the biggest stage?

    2.) Will you take less money once you hit 30? Because we will try to lock you up on the cheap long term, and once you hit that age we just don't value you any more, even if you are still a good player.

    3.) Are cheese steaks delicious?
     
  3. tyke1doe

    tyke1doe Well-Known Member

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    LOL, SuperPunk. :laugh2:
     
  4. 5Stars

    5Stars Here comes the Sun...

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    What a stupid organization the Eagles are....! :laugh2:

    They better start at the Top with that test!

    T.O. is soooo in their tiny heads, it is funny as hell!! "Gold Standard" at work...

    :star: :rolleyes:
     
  5. BrassCowboy

    BrassCowboy RW Hitman

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    They seem to be releasing this test in parts because here is a few more:

    4. Do you promise to stand and cheer with the great crowd of philly when an opponent gets injured?

    5. Do you agree to submit a portion of your paycheck towards the purchase of duracell batteries for every philly fan in the stands?

    6. Do you agree to study TO's every move, and report back to me?
     
  6. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Does this test apply to everyone? Starting at the top? I mean the VERY top?
     
  7. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    They have plenty of charactors; just very few have CHARACTOR.
     
  8. lurkercowboy

    lurkercowboy Well-Known Member

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    I think the TO thing will mess with the Eagles psyches for a looooong time.
     
  9. Crown Royal

    Crown Royal Insulin Beware

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    I don't. I think that last year was an anomaly, and this year you will see the resurgance of a franchise that has been one of the best run teams in the NFL for 5-6 years now.
     
  10. dasander

    dasander Active Member

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    You know that its funny that the Eagles are expressing concerns about a player's character when this was the team that drafted Winston Justice in the 2nd round who fell out of the 1st round due to teams expressing concern about his character issues.
    :iggles:
     
  11. jimmy40

    jimmy40 Well-Known Member

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    and we signed the biggest headache in the league and gave a contract extension to a guy that gets shot in the *** every other year. Every team has it's share of idiots.
     
  12. Mansta54

    Mansta54 Well-Known Member

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    :lmao2: :lmao2: :lmao2: :lmao2: :lmao2:
     
  13. SultanOfSix

    SultanOfSix Star Power

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    What Lurie needs is a character test for Eagle fans.
     
  14. lspain1

    lspain1 Active Member

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    I agree. Their defense will improve this year and McNabb will be healthy. That sounds dangerous to me. They should not be discounted.
     
  15. CrazyCowboy

    CrazyCowboy Well-Known Member

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    They want study for it and fail.....
     
  16. iceberg

    iceberg it's business, this emotional game Zone Supporter

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    ok, so the players need to pass a character test to play in the only stadium that has a court on the premesis.

    oh the bitter irony.
     
  17. kartr

    kartr New Member

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    Exactly, it wasn't TO's fault that Corey Simon was let go with no decent replacement in hand or the poor play of Jevon Kearse or their recent draft busts or their lack of an every down back. Sounds like Mr. Lurie needs to look in the mirror first before calling out his players.
     
  18. 5Stars

    5Stars Here comes the Sun...

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    I wonder why Phonetic-Talon has not responded in this thread? Could it be because he could not pass such a test? :rolleyes:

    Normally, anything Eagles, and he jumps in with both guns blazing! Now, he sees to be out of bullets! :cool:

    Typical....

    :lmao:
     
  19. Phoenix-Talon

    Phoenix-Talon Eagles Fan Liaison

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    But they are Pursuing Ashley Lelie ...according to http://www.philly.com/mld/philly/sports/15215809.htm

    Here's some language ...

    ... reports that the Birds were involved with Denver in a possible trade for wide receiver Ashley Lelie. An Eagles source confirmed the Birds have talked to Denver about Lelie, but denied that anything was imminent. Eagles sources say there is no chance the Birds will trade for Oakland's Jerry Porter...
     
  20. Phoenix-Talon

    Phoenix-Talon Eagles Fan Liaison

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    Wait ...there's more ...

    4) If you make any attempt to talk to the press without our sanction, we'll have the right to take your bonus money and kick you off the team.

    5) If you are kicked off the team for subsection 4 above, and write a book, we will have 45 percent royalties on any/all of the disrespectful language regarding our franchise.

    6) Match all TD penalty fines levied by the NFL, to this franchise
     

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